Relais Roncolo 1888


Relais Roncolo 1888

Relais Roncolo 1888

Unwind in an oasis of nature, nestled in the green hills of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine. Perfectly located at the heart of Emilia, where Italy’s Food and Motor Valley meet, Relais Roncolo 1888 is a place like no other: a sustainable borgo around the historic Villa Manodori in the hills of the 350-acre eco-estate Tenuta di Roncolo, this boutique hotel is your nest to explore the natural beauty of working vineyards and olive orchards, venture out to visit nearby cities Modena, Parma and Bologna, and savour the ultimate Emilian experience.

At Relais Roncolo 1888, accommodation is about a new idea of space and time, creating a sense of tranquillity and discreet luxury, ideal for couples and families alike. Classic elegance and modern design match the aesthetic of the historic buildings, its clean lines and natural materials emphasizing the essence of the Emilian countryside and Italian dolce vita. 

Discover Emilia through a range of onsite experiences, like a wine or a balsamico tasting tour at the historic Acetaia di Canossa, a fresh pasta cooking course with the estate chef, or a vintage car ride through the surrounding countryside. Or simply relax at the swimming pool surrounded by cypress trees and indulge in the best of Emilia’s farm-to-table fine dining cuisine in the greenhouse restaurant, Ristorante Limonaia. With a deep respect for nature and commitment to sustainability, Relais Roncolo 1888 is dedicated to creating a unique experience that cares for both guests and the environment


  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Wi-Fi in Public Areas
  • Al La Carte Restaurant

Holiday Type(s)

  • Honeymoon Destinations
  • Boutique Holidays
  • Weddings
  • Excursions & Attractions
  • Luxury Holidays


Your Home away from Home

Relais Roncolo 1888 is your home away from home in the Emilian countryside. Located in the upper part of our estate, the relais is a borgo around the Italian garden of the historic Villa Manodori. Our rooms & suites are located in three buildings: Villa Manodori and its outbuildings Dimora Ancini and Dimora Acetaia.

Dimora Rooms & Suites
The rooms and suites in Dimora Ancini and Dimora Acetaia welcome you in a cosy atmosphere of simplistic luxury. Located on the first and second floors of the historic outbuildings, rooms and feature original wooden beams and are furnished with natural fabrics and modern antiques.

Ristorante Limonaia


Our “Ristorante Limonaia” welcomes you for lunch and dinner in the historic greenhouse of Roncolo 1888. Enjoy a modern Emilian cuisine in a unique location of great charm. Bathed in light, with a splendid terrace overlooking the green Matildic hills, the restaurant is a place where the fine dining experience finds a green dimension of tranquillity and well-being, while maintaining the estate's respect for biodiversity and sustainability.

Sport & Wellness

Roncolo 1888 provides a green sanctuary from modern hectic life, offering the chance to switch off and fall back into a slower way of being. Refocus and recenter with private yoga lessons, trekking or biking in the surrounding Parco di Roncolo. For sportier activities we offer private training sessions in our gym, as well as off-site sports activities like tennis, horseback-riding or golf.

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